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Arizona Focus Group Sees Trump's Crime Attack On Biden As 'Far From Reality'
An unique NPR/Marist focus group of Phoenix-area voters weighs in on President Trump's campaign messages, and his handling of the pandemic and race relations.
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Liz Peek: Trump's big win on relief orders – here's why Pelosi, Schumer are so unhappy
Furious that Democrat leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were blocking a bill to help Americans through the COVID-19 crisis, President Trump stepped up and got the job done, all by himself. 
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Border Patrol Faulted For Favoring Steel And Concrete Wall Over High-Tech Solutions
The Department of Homeland Security watchdog has criticized Border Patrol for not looking for a cheaper alternative to President Trump's border wall, such as cutting-edge surveillance technology.
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Beer, leather company called out after accidentally naming businesses Maori word for 'pubic hair'
It’s a hairy mistake.
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Save The Whales. Save The Tigers. Save The Tapeworms?
Scientists say parasites are important parts of ecosystems, but many are at risk of extinction. So, they're calling for a parasite conservation movement.
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Black Activist Burnout: 'You Can't Do This Work If You're Running On Empty'
National attention on the fight for racial justice may wane, but many protesters are still staging rallies and marches. How do they fight the system while combating their own burnout?
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What It's Like When COVID-19 Lasts For Months
Some people who get COVID-19 are stuck with lasting debilitating symptoms. Two women share their stories of how they've been suffering for the "long haul."
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A family's search for a loved one after Beirut port explosion
Michelle hasn't slept for three nights. Her husband Joe worked at the Beirut port but she hasn't heard from him since the blast. CNN's Arwa Damon meets Michelle, her two small daughters and a family fearing the worst.
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What’s Up With the Mail?
Trump’s postmaster general is doing everything except restoring faith in the Postal Service.
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60% of Sturgis residents were against a motorcycle rally that brings in thousands but the city approved it. Here's why
Before deciding on whether to hold the 80th annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, the local city council turned to its residents to get their take.
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Lillard drops 51 as Trail Blazers top 76ers; Embiid injured
Everything is back to normal for Damian Lillard.
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Adults may not be the only Covid 'long haulers.' Some kids still have symptoms, months after falling ill
Parents whose children have been battling symptoms as diverse as fatigue, breathlessness, chest pains, diarrhea and "covid toes" for weeks after suspected Covid-19 infection say there is little help to guide their kids' recovery.
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Entire Pirates-Cards 3-game series postponed over virus woes
The entire three-game series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis that was set to begin Monday night at Busch Stadium has been postponed while the Cardinals deal with a COVID-19 outbreak.
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US golf star Collin Morikawa, 23, wins maiden major at the PGA Championship
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US golf star Collin Morikawa, 23, wins maiden major at the PGA Championship
It will go down as one of those 'where were you when' moments. Where were you when Collin Morikawa struck what will surely become known as one of the greatest shots in golf history on his way to a first major title at the age of just 23?
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'Unprecedented' protests erupt in Belarus following election
Protests erupted across Belarus following a presidential election as preliminary results showed President Alexander Lukashenko re-elected with 80% of the vote, according to the country's Central Election Commission. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.
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Coronavirus updates: US records under 50,000 new cases for 1st time in 6 days
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 731,000 people worldwide.
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Prominent Hong Kong Publisher Arrested Under New National Security Law
Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong media tycoon known as a fervent supporter of democracy and human rights, is the most prominent figure arrested thus far under China's new national security law.
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Riot again declared in Portland after crowd marches on police union building
A riot was declared in Portland Sunday evening as officers tried to quell another night of unrest that saw protesters march on a police union building, throw objects at officers, block a road and set dumpster fires, according to multiple reports.
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Heat advisories for the Northeast
The heat and humidity on the rise again in the Northeast. CNN Meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the details of how long these temperatures will last.
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Chicago officials put up a fence after the mayor scolded residents gathered at Montrose Beach
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot didn't hold back when she spotted large crowds gathered at Montrose Beach.
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Monsoon rains trigger tea plantation landslide killing at least 43
At least 43 people, including three children, have died with dozens more feared buried after torrential rains triggered a landslide in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala.
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A baby is among 7 injured after car crashes into Mennonite horse and buggy
A 7-month-old baby and six other people were taken to the hospital with various injuries after a car struck a Mennonite horse and buggy in the Finger Lakes region of New York state Sunday.
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Rachael Ray's upstate New York home damaged in fire
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This Lightweight Robotic Hand Is a Smart Rehabilitation Device
A new rehabilitative tool can help restore function to people with injuries and neurological conditions affecting their hands. The device is called the EsoGLOVE, and it’s a robotic hand engineered to help people get a grip. Jane Wang, co-founder and CEO of Singapore’s ROCESO Technologies, demonstrates how the soft, lightweight, computer-assisted glove guides fingers and thumbs to perform everyday tasks. Aging populations are a key challenge for many economies and technologies like the EsoGLOVE can be lifechanging. NOTE: This story was filmed prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Great Big Story encourages everyone to stay safe and continue to social distance. This Great Big Story was made possible by Singapore Tourism Board, Enterprise Singapore, and the Singapore Economic Development Board.
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How Recycling Flowers Can Save India’s Sacred River
Each year, about 8 million tons of flowers are dumped into India’s rivers. As flowers hold a sacred place in Hindu rituals, they are often thrown into the Ganges, India’s holiest river. Unfortunately, pesticides and other chemicals from these flowers are mixing with the water, exacerbating an ecosystem already plagued with pollution. Enter HelpUsGreen, an organization that has begun collecting the waste flowers and upcycling them into products like incense, soap and biodegradable styrofoam. Through the group’s efforts, they’re addressing an environmental threat while giving the flowers a new life. This Great Big Story was made possible by Kirloskar.
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Back to school season amid COVID-19, Tropical Storm Elida, Serena Williams: 5 things to know Monday
First students return to campus during pandemic, Serena Williams heads back to the tennis court and more news to start your Monday.       
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Azar in highest-level visit to Taiwan by U.S. official in decades
China adamantly opposes Washington-Taipei ties and, Taiwan said, sent fighter jets on provocative path as U.S. HHS secretary began his visit.
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Column: California should allow its voters to fill U.S. Senate vacancies — not the governor
In California, any vacancy in a statewide elective office can be filled by the governor, subject to legislative confirmation.
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New Zealand just hit a milestone in its fight against Covid-19
New Zealand marked 100 days without a local infection of Covid-19. The country appears to be a rare success story in a world that continues to grapple with the virus. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
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College sports' 'Power Five' leaders are discussing postponing football season amid coronavirus concerns, reports say
Leaders from college sports' "Power Five" conferences discussed postponing the football season and other fall sports over the weekend amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to reports from multiple sports news outlets including ESPN, Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports, who all cited several sources.
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Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy media group, arrest founder
Tycoon Jimmy Lai's arrest was highest-profile use so far of new security law. One senior journalist said it could mark end of press freedom in Hong Kong.
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Indoor services at California church spark confrontation between protesters, congregants: report
Protesters and congregants clashed on Sunday after a California church held indoor services in defiance of a judge’s temporary restraining order barring the place of worship from doing so, according to a report.
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Texas mother-of-three found dead, ex-husband charged with kidnapping
A Texas mother-of-three was reportedly found dead over the weekend after her ex-husband allegedly shoved her into an SUV. Melissa Banda, 37, was allegedly kidnapped Thursday by Richard Ford, 40, and her body was found in a rural area of Hidalgo County one day later, KRGV reported. Ford was arrested late Thursday after witnesses reported...
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Coronavirus cases jump 40% in US kids last month: report
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Afghanistan to release 400 Taliban prisoners, paving way for direct peace talks
The Afghan government has agreed to release 400 Taliban prisoners, paving the way for direct peace talks with the insurgent group to end nearly two decades of war.
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6 French Aid Workers and 2 Guides Killed by Gunmen at Giraffe Park in Niger
The park is in the Tillaberi region, where jihadists linked to Islamic State killed four U.S. soldiers and five Nigeriens in 2017
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Nets ‘truly believe’ they can beat Raptors with playoff matchup set
With the Nets having gone 6-2 under interim coach Jacque Vaughn — with wins over the NBA’s top three title contenders — their confidence is sky-high. High enough to think they can beat the defending champs, after Sunday’s win over the Clippers clinched the seventh seed in the East and a first-round date versus the...
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California's public health director resigns amid questions about coronavirus test data
Dr. Sonia Angell, who held the position for less than a year, announced her resignation in an email sent to department staff on Sunday.
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Rizin FF 23 live results
Follow the results as they happen with MMA Junkie's live coverage of Rizin FF 23 in Yokohama, Japan.       Related StoriesNeil Magny vs. Robbie Lawler booked for Aug. 29 UFC event after Geoff Neal suffers health scareVideo: UFC 252 'Countdown' for Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3MMA's week out of the cage: Conor McGregor, Dee Devlin announce engagement 
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Apparent drive-by shooting wounds 9 at family gathering in park
Victims all appeared to be young and all are expected to survive, Denver police say.
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Sterling Shepard, Leonard Williams are suddenly Giants’ elder statesmen
An entire locker room knew him as “Young Shep” just a few months ago. Now? “Dean Shep” is a more appropriate nickname for Sterling Shepard … if Leonard Williams will allow it. This NFL offseason marked a thorough passing of the old guard in New York, leaving Shepard — entering his fifth season at age...
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MLB postpones Cardinals' series against Pirates after more test positive for Covid-19
Major League Baseball has postponed the St. Louis Cardinals' series against the Pittsburgh Pirates after more test positive for Covid-19.
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Yankees quick to defend Gary Sanchez over dooming wild pitch
The box score blames Zack Britton. He accepts the fault, too. But Gary Sanchez can rarely sidestep all responsibility on a wild pitch. He can’t escape his reputation. With a tie score, runner on first and one out in the bottom of the ninth inning of Sunday’s game against the Rays, Britton threw a blockable...
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Pandemic plunging millions into extreme poverty
For the first time in more than two decades, the number of people living in extreme poverty is expected to rise. Experts say the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to erase years of hard-won progress. (Aug. 10)       
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#WeWantToPlay: Top college football players call for creation of players association
In a unified statement, some of college football's top players called on Power Five conferences to take several steps to make a 2020 season happen.       
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55 years after riots, Watts still bears scars
The Los Angeles community of Watts has been associated with a 1965 uprising. When some of this year's protests devolved into vandalism, Watts was peaceful. One resident says protesters learned that it didn't pay to burn their own neighborhood. (Aug. 10)       
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US surpasses 5 million Covid-19 cases
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